The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 834 844 859
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 36 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.012% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 7
Average salary £51,250 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.41% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £38,250 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £39,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
Security Operations Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 20 £57,500 +21.05% 2
South East -3 9 £60,000 +53.84%
West Midlands - 4 £51,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £20,000 -
Security Operations Analyst
UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 50 (73.53%) SIEM
2 39 (57.35%) Firewall
3 24 (35.29%) Windows
3 24 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (30.88%) Snort
5 19 (27.94%) CISSP
6 17 (25.00%) Information Security
6 17 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (23.53%) Finance
8 13 (19.12%) Sourcefire
8 13 (19.12%) Information Assurance
9 12 (17.65%) Incident Management
9 12 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (17.65%) Service Management
10 11 (16.18%) ITIL
10 11 (16.18%) Banking
10 11 (16.18%) Wireshark
11 10 (14.71%) ArcSight
11 10 (14.71%) GIAC
11 10 (14.71%) GCIH
12 9 (13.24%) Symantec
12 9 (13.24%) LogLogic
12 9 (13.24%) Q1 Labs
12 9 (13.24%) DV Cleared
12 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
13 8 (11.76%) Law
14 7 (10.29%) Change Management
14 7 (10.29%) ITSM
14 7 (10.29%) Java
14 7 (10.29%) Perl

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 39 (57.35%) Firewall
2 24 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (16.18%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.35%) VPN
5 4 (5.88%) SAN
5 4 (5.88%) LAN
5 4 (5.88%) WLAN
5 4 (5.88%) WAN
5 4 (5.88%) Network Security
5 4 (5.88%) MPLS
5 4 (5.88%) VLAN
6 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.41%) tcpdump
6 3 (4.41%) Internet
7 1 (1.47%) DNS
7 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.47%) DHCP
7 1 (1.47%) HTTP
7 1 (1.47%) Junos
7 1 (1.47%) Wireless
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Law
4 3 (4.41%) Advertising
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) SIEM
2 17 (25.00%) Information Security
2 17 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (19.12%) Information Assurance
4 12 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 12 (17.65%) Service Management
5 11 (16.18%) ITIL
6 7 (10.29%) Change Management
6 7 (10.29%) ITSM
6 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.29%) Computer Forensics
7 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (7.35%) Cyber Security
8 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Java
1 7 (10.29%) Perl
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) CISSP
2 10 (14.71%) GIAC
2 10 (14.71%) GCIH
3 9 (13.24%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.41%) CCNA
7 3 (4.41%) CEH
7 3 (4.41%) GCIA
7 3 (4.41%) GSEC
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.94%) MCSE
8 2 (2.94%) CISM
9 1 (1.47%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.47%) CCSP
9 1 (1.47%) SSCP
9 1 (1.47%) CISA
9 1 (1.47%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) Snort
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Sourcefire
2 10 (14.71%) ArcSight
3 9 (13.24%) LogLogic
3 9 (13.24%) Q1 Labs
3 9 (13.24%) Symantec
4 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) HP
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) McAfee
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